Posts tagged as procurement

Managing multiple mining projects

Passport 360 is a cloud-based platform to enhance performance in procurement and onboarding times. It allows for improved visibility with regard to compliance, time and safety, and risk management, resulting in increased productivity. This results in a safer and more productive workplace. The platform allows project owners to set compliance requirements and standards against multiple […]

Mining startup aims for improved procurement

A local provider of smart solutions for the administrative, safety, and procurement requirements of the mining industry, Passport 360 is one of four African start-ups that have secured a pitch slot at the Start-ups Unearthed Africa session at the Investing in African Mining Indaba on 6 February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Open […]

Were corrupt officials behind Eskom’s policy of coal from 51% black-owned mines?

When Eskom’s chairman Jabu Mabuza stated that everybody is to blame for the current load shedding last week, there was quite a reaction. The week before, at Eskom’s interim results presentation, he made another strange statement that went mostly unnoticed. Mabuza told journalists and analysts that Eskom doesn’t have a policy that coal suppliers must be majority […]

Knowledge partnership advances procurement services

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) has partnered with Maistro, an AI-powered business-to-business marketplace for services, as a knowledge partner. CIPS is a global procurement and supply professional organisation, with a community of over 200 000 in 180 different countries, including senior business people, civil servants and academics. The partnership will bring a […]

Procurement models applied to IPP programmes in South Africa

  The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) is largely viewed as a positive and innovative programme. We need a base-load procurement model that builds on the successes of the REIPPPP and extends these to base-load IPPs. Eskom’s future financial health presents a significant risk to procurement of renewables, thermal base-load and nuclear […]